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  • “For Those on Both Sides”: An Interview with Mary Ziegler about Abortion and the Law in America

    Recently, Florida State University law professor Mary Ziegler sat down with Nursing Clio to talk about her new book, Abortion and the Law in America: Roe v. Wade to the Present. The book illustrates how the question of “abortion rights” is only one piece of the puzzle – rather both antiabortion and pro-choice advocates have spent decades in a tug-of-war over policy, funding issues, and larger questions about public health.



  • Women Have Always Had Abortions

    by Lauren MacIvor Thompson

    False histories of abortion dominate contemporary politics, selling Americans on a past that never existed and creating the possibility of a future that has no precedent. 



  • How Republicans Became Anti-Choice

    by Sue Halpern

    The documentary, "Reversing Roe," does an admirable job of teasing apart how the Republican Party used control of women’s bodies as political capital to shift the balance of power their way.